RaceGuide presents: 2016 Canadian Race Review – Key facts and figures

December 8th, 2016 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, Crunching the numbers, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Some of the key figures from 2016 including largest events and fastest finishers across the most popular race distances.


How do Canadians budget their time to fit in exercise?

March 28th, 2016 by Graydon Snider | Posted in Blogs, Crunching the numbers | No Comments »

Thirty minutes accounts for only two per cent of the day. What’s your excuse for not fitting in the run?


Using the chess ranking system to categorize runners: What counts as elite?

February 18th, 2016 by Graydon Snider | Posted in Blogs, Crunching the numbers | No Comments »

We toss around words like elite, middle of the pack, sub elite, etc. But how can we define these when running has a lack of official categories? There have been various times when I’ve been described as […]


I carved up my running shoes with a knife. Here’s what happened:

February 4th, 2016 by Graydon Snider | Posted in Blogs, Crunching the numbers | No Comments »

Our blogger Graydon is always getting to the bottom of his curiosity. This week, that meant taking a box cutter to his brand new shoes and carving them up to see if they would […]


Can winter track results be predictors for the upcoming cross-country season?

January 21st, 2016 by Graydon Snider | Posted in Blogs, Crunching the numbers | No Comments »

Can winter indoor races be an accurate predictor of performance during the next cross-country season? Most university distance runners aim to peak twice a year: once during winter indoor track and then again for […]